Tag Archive: Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle

Israel Haters Focus Boycott Effort on Red Sea Jazz Fest

ONLINE PETITION CREATED TO SUPPORT ARTISTS PERFORMING IN ISRAEL Music lovers the world over will be gathering in Eilat, Israel later this month for the annual Red Sea Jazz Festival. Jazz aficionados are… Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: New Film Takes You Behind the Scenes with the IDF

  Whatever you expect of Jerusalem U‘s new film, Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front, it is sure to surprise. The documentary film Beneath the Helmet provides intimate, fly on the wall… Continue reading

Shock Video: JTNews Whitewashes Anti-Police Rally

GROUP USED INCENDIARY RHETORIC AT ANTI-POLICE RALLY, CALLING COPS “RACIST” As reported here this past week, the Seattle Jewish Federation’s JTNews (aka Jewish Transcript, aka Jewish Sound) published a fawning article on a  rally sponsored by Jewish… Continue reading

Jewish Federation Promotes Boycott Supporting Anti-Israel Hate Group in JTNews

SHOULD SEATTLE’S JEWISH FEDERATION PROMOTE AN ANTI-ISRAEL HATE GROUP? As the nation reeled in the wake of the Ferguson Grand Jury decision and angry protests erupted in many urban centers, one organization chose to… Continue reading

Jewish Agenda or Progressive Agenda?

Zach Carstensen, Government Relations and Public Affairs Director for the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle took a literary victory lap today, lauding the efforts of the Seattle Jewish Federation and their cadre of… Continue reading

New Israel Fund Ejected from Birthright Program

The Algemeiner Journal and The Jerusalem Post reported today that New Israel Fund, a controversial foundation that supports dozens of Israel related causes,  many of which are considered hostile to the Jewish State, was… Continue reading

Despite Opposition, Pro-Israel Film Premieres in Seattle To Large Crowd

Amidst a flurry of excitement and controversy rarely seen surrounding a pro-Israel film, The J Street Challenge had its Seattle premiere this past Wednesday evening at Congregation Ezra Bessaroth. While plans to screen the film,… Continue reading

BDS Fail in Seattle: Zim Ship Arrives, Offloads And Sails Without Incident.

ZIM ANTWERP ARRIVES AND LEAVES ON SCHEDULE – NO DISRUPTION OR DELAY The Zim Antwerp sailing into the Port of Seattle yesterday. 10/29/2014. Photo Credit Inbar Gazit. Despite Seattle’s reputation as a hotbed… Continue reading

BDS Mob Threatens Local Businesses

Ed Mast, wearing his trademark red baseball cap stood at the curbside in front of Seattle’s Terminal 18 this past Monday as a long stream of huge semi-trucks rumbled slowly by. Screaming into his… Continue reading

Peter Beinart; Correct Diagnosis, Bad Prescription

  Guest Post by Steven Hemmat. This past Thursday, I attended a talk given by Peter Beinart at the University of Washington Hillel.  In addition to Hillel, the organizations J Street, the New… Continue reading

What Is BDS And What Can We Do?

The evening was billed as a lecture with the provocative title “BDS, Israel and Us: The Delegitmization Campaign”, but this was less of a lecture and more of a guided journey through the… Continue reading

The Federation Challenge

The justifications used by community organizations when promoting Israel’s harshest critics often revolve around the need for a “diversity of opinion” and having “difficult conversations”.  But are the opinions offered really all that diverse?… Continue reading

Seattle Jewish Federation Sponsors Promoter of Israel Boycott

In a move sure to send shock waves through pro-Israel circles well beyond the Pacific Northwest, Seattle’s Jewish Federation announced today their sponsorship of a lecture this coming Thursday evening at Hillel UW featuring Israel… Continue reading

Condemning Israel on the shores of Seattle’s Lake Washington

SEATTLE RABBI SHARES THOUGHTS ON JVP TASHLICH CEREMONY This past week Jews the world over performed Tashlich ,  an ancient ritual where members of the Jewish faith gather alongside a body of water,… Continue reading

Seattle’s New Jewish Leadership – Where Are They Taking Us?

*Warning: There is some coarse language in this article. As the 2009 Gaza war known as Operation Cast Lead raged and rockets rained down upon Israeli civilians, Jewish activist Ben Murane condemned the… Continue reading

JTNews Welcomes Top Anti-Israel Group into Communal Tent

JTNEWS PROMOTES GROUP THAT SUPPORTS ACADEMIC BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL Year after year the Anti Defamation League (ADL) designates Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) as one of the  top ten anti-Israel groups in the United… Continue reading

Downtown anti-Israel Rally becomes violent. Photos & Video.

ANTI SEMITIC SIGN PROVOKES PASSERBY In what has become a near daily event, the plaza at Westlake Park in downtown Seattle was again host to an anti-Israel rally yesterday where several anti-Semitic signs… Continue reading

JTNews Spreads Councilmember Sawant’s anti-Israel Message

JTNEWS PUBLISHES SAWANT’S ANTI-ISRAEL DIATRIBE IN FULL.  NO CONTEXT OR COUNTERPOINT OFFERED.  YOUR FEDERATION CONTRIBUTION USED TO FUND ANTI-ISRAEL PROPAGANDA? KOL AMI, USY & HILLEL  SHARE PRO-ISRAEL ADS  WITH SAWANT’S ANTI-ISRAEL RANT. On Monday of… Continue reading

Photos: Shocking Anti-Semitic Rally in Downtown Seattle…again

Warning: Some of the images on this page are graphic and disturbing. Scroll to bottom for terror group logos seen at Seattle Center yesterday.   I am not sure when we transitioned from… Continue reading

Anti-Semitism in Seattle

Alison Weir of the anti-Semitic organization “If Americans Knew” speaks at University Methodist Church. The Mike Report contributor Randy Kessler was there and reports on what he saw. ANTI-SEMITISM IN SEATTLE. By Randy… Continue reading